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The next step discussed in the probe for the Otsego area is cancer problems

OTSEGO, MI – Holders concerned about the cause of health issues, including cancer, are likely to have to wait months before officials decide if the cases in the area are statistically significantly higher than state or national averages. State and federal officials gave an update at a meeting on April 14 in Otsego, discussing the next step in an investigation …

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Mentor Schools hosted by the City Hall

Mentor Schools Superintendent Bill Porter has said that he sees schools as an extension of society. And one of the biggest crises affecting society today is opioid epidemic. So, the school district's Paradigm Center, 6465 Center St., is worth a visit "A crisis we can not ignore: the Opiate Ppidemic in our community", a town hall meeting about the epidemic. …

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Hodgkin's patients receive Keytruda on PBS

The breakthrough cancer drug Keytruda will be available to patients with a form of Hodgkin's lymphoma in May at PBS at affordable prices. The cancer drug would have cost 200,000 dollars but the government's move to list the drug benefit scheme means patients pay no more than $ 39.50 a manuscript. The drug has been available on PBS for advanced …

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Ohio officer charged with drug arrest exposed to Crystal Meth

A police in Ohio who received the opioid overdose narcan under a drug trafficking that went wrong was actually exposed to methamphetamine, not opioids, officials say. A police police in Columbus began to have an adverse reaction after an unknown powder blew into his face during a drug trafficking on Sunday, according to the Columbus Police Department. Body film shows …

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Pharmacy flu shot saves lives

Last year's severe flu season saw more than 230,000 confirmed cases of the disease, with a higher than normal mortality attributable to it. The death was primarily among the elderly but also disturbing a number of younger Australians died, including a three-year-old child and a young mother. The high percentage of people who contract the flu may be reduced by …

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Nightworms may be at greater risk of premature death

Kill by 22:00 on the dot and wake up early with ease? Or do you prefer to stay up late and despair the sound of an early alarm? If you are the latter, we have some unfortunate news: you may be at greater risk of premature death than your previous bird parties. Researchers studied a population of nearly half a …

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"Nights" with greater risk of dying than "larks"

According to a new study from Northwestern Medicine and University of Surrey in the United Kingdom, "nugget" has a higher risk of dying sooner than "larks". Image Source: Times Now [19659003] "Nuggles" means people who like to stay up late and have trouble getting out of bed in the morning. "Larks" means people who have a natural preference to go …

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How a woman lost 61 pounds for 8 months

Joanne Laird had struggled with obesity for her entire life. She had tried every diet under the sun, but it was not until June, when she received the result of a DNA test, that she could finally throw extra pounds. The test was 23andme Health + Ancestry, and Laird points it as the only factor that helped her release 61 …

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 28 for Rocklanders.

CLOSE From 2015 to 2016, the number of overdose deaths increased 29 percent in New York. Lawson County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe talks about the Opioid crisis on April 24, 2017 in New City. Natasha Vaughn, Albany Bureau Buy photo [Photo: Tania Savayan / Journal News] Buy photo Holders in Rockland County can clean up their medical cupboards of prescription …

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Seems too much associated with higher risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease: UCLA research

Sitting too much can increase the risk of memory-related chronic diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease, according to a new published by University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researcher. For the majority of people in office jobs, long seats have become a norm. Because jobs have shifted from manual work to office work, the workforce sitting in front of …

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